Session Title

Gender, Culture, and Trade in the Medieval Islamicate World (Seventh to Fifteenth Centuries)

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Lisa Nielson

Organizer Affiliation

Case Western Reserve Univ.

Presider Name

Lisa Nielson

Paper Title 1

Perversion and Subversion: Gender Relations and Illicit Sexuality in Ibn Dāniyāl’s Shadow Plays

Presenter 1 Name

Edmund Hayes

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Chicago

Paper Title 2

A Wooden World: Mapping The Affluence of a Tenth-Century Fatimid Eunuch

Presenter 2 Name

Ali Asgar H. Alibhai

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Harvard Univ.

Paper Title 3

The Role of Nishapuri Scholars in the Advancement of Sunni Scholarship in Tenth- to Eleventh-Century Islam

Presenter 3 Name

Mohammad Syifa A. Widigdo

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Indiana Univ.-Bloomington

Start Date

10-5-2014 3:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1245

Description

This panel is focused on exploring the intersection of gender, culture and trade in the medieval Islamicate world. The papers reflect the diversity of these intersections as reflected through art, religion and commerce, as well as offer an examination of modes of representation in the text record.

Lisa Nielson

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May 10th, 3:30 PM

Gender, Culture, and Trade in the Medieval Islamicate World (Seventh to Fifteenth Centuries)

Schneider 1245

This panel is focused on exploring the intersection of gender, culture and trade in the medieval Islamicate world. The papers reflect the diversity of these intersections as reflected through art, religion and commerce, as well as offer an examination of modes of representation in the text record.

Lisa Nielson